Oakbay said it themselves; they’re out of the picture!— Luthando Vutula, UBank CEO
The Gupta family is pursuing the shareholders of UBank in a bid to buy the institution, according to the Independent newspapers.
Gupta-owned Oakbay Investments' CEO Nazeem Howa told Fin24 that the company did express an early interest in UBank a couple of years ago, but voluntarily walked away from the process at an early stage.
According to Bloomberg, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said it will block the sale of its 50% stake in the bank to the Gupta family.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield spoke to UBank CEO Luthando Vutula.
Scroll down for quotes from the audio below.
We’re not selling the bank. We’re raising capital.— Luthando Vutula, UBank CEO
We’re raising almost a billion rand.— Luthando Vutula, UBank CEO
We’ve asked the current shareholders for capital.— Luthando Vutula, UBank CEO
Ultimately, the Minister of Finance has to approve.— Luthando Vutula, UBank CEO
We’ll present a plan to the Reserve Bank on 1 July.— Luthando Vutula, UBank CEO
We need capital to diversify away from mining.— Luthando Vutula, UBank CEO
Tier-2 banks has a place in this country as long as you understand your market.— Luthando Vutula, UBank CEO
Our intent is never to compete with the Big Four banks.— Luthando Vutula, UBank CEO
Recommendedby NEWSROOM AI
Get a free credit report, then follow these five tips and see by how much you can improve your credit record.
Financial advisor Warren Ingram rubbishes some popular, yet blatantly untrue ideas that are keeping people from growing wealthy.
Bruce Whitfield interviews Aurik Business Accelerator founder Pavlo Phitidis for his weekly small business feature.
Rich. Wealthy. Financially free... Call it what you will; the first million is how you get there. Warren Ingram on his book...
Can a bank pull the plug on a client for reputational risk? The Bredenkamp vs Standard Bank case suggests it can.
David Van Rooyen arrived at Treasury as Finance Minister with two Gupta allies as "advisors", claims correspondent John Battersby.
Experts say vaginal tears, broken penises and the loss of foreign objects in the body are often seen in the ER
Richard Nwamba will host a new African music show between 16h00 and 18h00 every Saturday.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Mtongana about her attitude to money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.).
Johannesburg father, Chris says he had just come back from work when he walked in on an employee raping his 17 year old daughter.
A trending Twitter debate has left social media users arguing over whether Winnie the Pooh is a girl or boy.
Marli van Breda's ex took the stand in the trial of triple murder accused Henri van Breda.
WIN R2000! But only if you can prove you're a whiz of the MTN Biz Quiz by answering the following three questions...
Is social trend Blesserfinder, where girls are allegedly matching up with rich 'benefactors' in exchange for sex, a real thing?